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MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance

Applications for the A.Y. 2017/2018

Admission notice for candidates with an Italian qualification
(Pre-enrolment from 30th May to 28th September 2017)

Admission notice for candidates with a foreign qualification 
Second round. Deadline: 14th July 2017 (expired)

Admission notice for candidates with a foreign qualification 
First round. Deadline: 26th April 2017 (expired)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The Master’s degree course provides students with the knowledge and the competences required to protect and promote human rights in multi-level governance contexts, locally to internationally. Students develop the capabilities and skills necessary to analyse, assess and manage complex political and socio-economic phenomena and their impact on the fundamental rights of all persons, mainly the most vulnerable ones.

The scientific and value-based paradigm adopted is rooted in the principles of the international law of human rights, according to a trans-national and trans-cultural approach. The course is inherently multi-disciplinary and nurtures students’ interdisciplinary abilities.

The normal duration of the course is two years and requires 120 university credits (or CFUs). The Master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance will be awarded upon completion of the course. All teaching courses are taught in English.

Further information

Educational offer (A.Y. 2017/2018)
Admission notice (entry requirements and procedures) and MA HRG course catalogue (courses calendar and syllabus).

Extra-curricular activities
Extra-curricular activities are nonetheless part of the cultural and educational initiatives addressed to HRG students: Padua Human Rights Laboratory, Study Trip, Intensive courses, Simulation exercise, Humanitarian Law and Red Cross.


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